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upsweep

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verb up·sweep \ˈəp-ˌswēp\

Definition of upsweep

upswept

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upsweeping

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sweep upward



1791

First Known Use of upsweep

1791


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upsweep

noun up·sweep

Definition of upsweep

  1. 1 :  an upward sweep

  2. 2 :  an upswept hairdo



Circa 1891

First Known Use of upsweep

circa 1891


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